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Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)

This decoration was instituted on April 8th 1915 to commemmorate individual mentions in despatches and can be awarded to all French military personnel, regardless of rank and also to officers and men of Allied Forces for an individual feat of arms mentioned in a despatch. The despatch had to originate from an officer commanding an Army, an Army Corps, a Division, a Brigade or the C.O. of a Regiment or a corresponding unit of Naval Forces. Mention in Army Despatch merits a small bronze laurel branch, Army Corps Despatch a silver gilt star, Divisional a silver star, Regimental or similar Unit Despatch a bronze star; all these emblems to be worn on the ribbon of the Cross. For every mention the appropiate emblem will be awarded; if one person has been awarded five palms, he will wear a silver palm instead.
The ribbon of the Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 differs from the original; it is coloured bright red with four vertical bands of green in the centre.

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Adair, Fulton Muir   
Addoms, Jeremy   
Affleck, John Robert Clark   
Akar, Philippe Henri14-01-1919  
Alexander, Jr. Charles B.   
Alliston, Alexander John   
Anderson, Clarence Emil "Bud"13-01-1922 more 
Anderson, Leroy H.   
Ankoné, Antonius Hermanus   
Audibert, Roger15-09-1914  
Anquetil, Bernard Jules Eugène20-12-191624-10-1941 
Amilakvari, Dimitri12-11-190624-11-1942 
Albrecht, Berty "Victoria"25-02-189331-05-1943 
Aalberg, André05-06-191315-10-1943 
Arnold, Robert D. 12-01-1944 
Alibert de Falconnet, Roland28-02-191717-05-1944 
Abeille, Valentin08-08-190702-06-1944 
Amyot d'Inville, Hubert Marie Edouard01-08-190910-06-1944 
Arrighi, Pierre Robert02-03-192105-08-1944 
Ayral, Jean Robert30-12-192112-08-1944 
André, Gustave Jean Joseph21-11-190829-08-1944 
Antelme, Joseph Antoine France12-03-190012-09-1944 
Arzel, François, Marie25-02-192120-11-1944 
Aymé, Fernand10-05-192228-01-1945 
Agazarian, Jack Charles Stanmore27-08-191529-03-1945 
Anglade, Pierre21-11-192103-07-1946 
Alms, James Hill 26-02-1947 
Anderson, Norman Russell29-04-189331-07-1948 
Aubertin, Pierre Gaston22-03-191507-03-1949 
Astier De La Vigerie, d', Henri11-09-189710-10-1952 
Astier De La Vigerie, d', Francois07-03-188609-10-1956more 
Auboyneau, Philippe Marie Joseph09-11-189922-02-1961 
Avinin, Antoine Louis26-01-190229-10-1962 
Anderson, John Alan 23-03-1965 
Astier De La Vigerie, d', Emmanuel06-01-190012-06-1969 
Allen, Terry de la Mesa "Terrible Terry"01-04-188812-09-1969more 
Anders, Wladyslaw Albert11-08-189212-05-1970more 
Andrews, Eric William23-10-191921-04-1971 
Adeline, Henri Marie Charles08-05-189801-05-1971more 
Armand, Louis François17-01-190530-08-1971 
Appert, Raymond Paul Etienne Marie10-10-190417-04-1973 
Alden, John Ernest05-02-191400-10-1974 
Amiel, Henri François17-05-190727-01-1976more 
Agenet, Alain Marie Léon02-07-192228-09-1977more 
Allen, Thomas00-00-191500-00-1979 
Arainty, Pierre17-08-190709-05-1982 
Allard, Jean-Baptiste25-04-190400-00-1984 
Astier De Villatte, Jean20-11-190006-10-1985 
Amiot, René15-01-191401-11-1985 
Adair, Allan Henry Shafto03-11-189704-08-1988more 
Arnault, Paul Jean Louis21-08-191109-11-1988more 
Antoniotti, Roméo Adamo06-01-191423-04-1990 
Arnaud, Michel André27-11-191501-08-1990 
Allegret, Émile Joseph Auguste24-04-190722-11-1990more 
Accart, Jean-Mary Julien07-04-191219-08-1992 
Adams, Andrew Alexander05-06-192108-11-1993more 
Arends, Hendricus Petrus20-12-191205-12-1994more 
Allard, Jean Victor12-06-191323-04-1996more 
Alcock, John "Jack"00-00-191800-00-1997 
Alloues, Roger28-06-192029-01-1997 
André, Roger Henri Fernand13-12-191428-02-1999 
Andlauer, Louis Jacques Victor06-11-191901-12-1999 
Abalan, Michel Henri Charles Marie05-06-192016-02-2000more 
Antonowicz Andrault de Buy, Graf ,Mikolaj15-01-191503-04-2000more 
Abraham, Robert Colbert23-11-192127-11-2004more 
Andrieux, Jacques Marie Anne15-08-191721-01-2005 
Alexandre, Blaise Emmanuel Henri12-03-192023-03-2005 
Aboulker, José05-03-192017-11-2009 
Albert, Marcel25-11-191723-08-2010more 


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